Monday, March 27, 2017

Johor State's Awards 2015

This is based on the papers report posted on 30 mar 2015

The Sultan of Johor, Sultan Johor Sultan Ibrahim Almarhum Sultan Iskandar bestowed  various awards in conjunction with the coronation of Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar on March 23 2015. A total of 83 titles and honours were bestowed.

Leading the States Awards was the Tunku Mahkota, Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim, the eldest son of the Sultan. 

A. Darjah Sultan Ibrahim Johor Yang Amat Disanjungi Pangkat Pertama Dato' Sri Mulia Sultan Ibrahim Johor (SMIJ).
Bestowed to the Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim.  
Other recipients of the S.M.I.J award were Tunku Temenggong Johor Tunku Idris Sultan Ibrahim; the Johor Sultan's mother, Enche' Besar Hajah Khalsom Abdullah; Tunku Tun Aminah Sultan Ibrahim; Tunku Laksamana Johor Tunku Abdul Jalil Sultan Ibrahim; Tunku Panglima Johor Tunku Abdul Rahman Sultan Ibrahim; and Tunku Putera Johor Tunku Abu Bakar Sultan Ibrahim.

Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin and the Yang Di-Pertua of the Johor Council of the Royal Court Datuk Abdul Rahim Ramli also received the SMIJ award.

B. The Darjah Sultan Ibrahim Johor Yang Amat Disanjungi Pangkat Kedua Dato' Mulia Sultan Ibrahim Johor (D.M.I.J).
Bestowed to Johor state secretary Datuk Ismail Karim and Johor state financial officer Marsan Kassim. D.M.I.J carries the title Datuk.

C. the Darjah Sultan Ibrahim Johor Yang Amat Disanjungi Pangkat Ketiga Setia Mulia Sultan Ibrahim Johor (S.I.J).
Bestowed to the Johor Council of Royal Court secretary Datuk Abdul Latiff Yusof, the Advisory Council of Johor Royal Court member Brig Gen (Rtd) Datuk Ali Musa and Johor deputy state secretary (management) Amran A. Rahman received 
D. The Pingat Sultan Ibrahim Pangkat Kedua (P.S.I II)
Bestowed to 69 recipients including Johor police chief Datuk Mohd Mokhtar Mohd Shariff and Johor Baru mayor Datuk Abd Rahman Mohamed Dewam.
Also receiving the Honour were 10 state executive council members including Women, Family and Community Development committee chairman Asiah Md Ariff; Tourism, Trade and Consumerism committee chairman Datuk Tee Siew Kiong; Works, Road and Regional Development committee chairman Datuk Hasni Mohammad; Religion committee chairman Abd Mutalip Abd Rahim; Unity and Human Resources committee chairman R. Vidyananthan; Health and Environment committee chairman Datuk Ayub Rahmat and Agriculture and Agro-based Industry committee chairman Ismail Mohamed.
The investiture ceremony was held at the Istana Besarin Johor Baharu.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Sultans' Birthdays

The honours awards are normally awarded on the birthdays of the states Sultans.  for a country as small as Malaysia, we are certainly having a really good chance to receive an award, as the ration of Sultans to the population ratio is very high.

The list are below...
Applicable to
14 Jan
Yang di-Pertuan Besar
Negeri Sembilan's Birthday
Negeri Sembilan only
15 Jan
Sultan of Kedah's Birthday
Kedah only
1 Feb
Federal Territory Day
Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Labuan & Putrajaya only
23 Mar
Sultan of Johor's Birthday
Johor only
26 Apr
Sultan of Terengganu's Birthday
Terengganu only
17 May
Raja Perlis' Birthday
Perlis only
3 Jun
Yang Dipertuan Agong's Birthday
7 Jul
Georgetown World Heritage City Day
Penang only
8 Jul
Penang Governor's Birthday
Penang only
9 Sep
Sarawak Governor's Birthday
Sarawak only
7 Oct
Sabah Governor's Birthday
Sabah only
13 Oct
Malacca Governor's Birthday
Malacca only

24 Oct
Sultan of Pahang's Birthday
Pahang only
3 Nov
Sultan of Perak's Birthday
Perak only
11 Nov
Sultan of Kelantan's Birthday
Kelantan only
12 Nov
Sultan of Kelantan's Birthday
Kelantan only
11 Dec
Sultan of Selangor's Birthday
Selangor only

Friday, February 3, 2017

Federal Territory Awards

In conjunction with the Federal Territories Day on 1 Feb 2017, The new Agong (King) had accorded various awards and honors to the list of 375 worthy recipients.

A. Darjah Seri Utama Mahkota Wilayah carrying the title: Datuk Seri Utama
Recipients: - Tun Abdul Ghafar Baba, Tan Seri Mohamad Zabidi Zainal

B. Darjah Seri Mahkota Wilayah with the title Datuk Seri
Nineteen recipients including Datuk Abdul Rahman Dahlan, Datuk Johari Abdul Ghani and Tan Seri Mazidah Abdul Majid.

C. Pahlima Mahkota Wilayah with the title Datuk
Recipents: Awarded to 76 persons including Dr Rose Lena Lazemi, Dr Junaida Lee Abdullah and Datuk  Dr Azuhan Mohamaed.

Based On Thestar 2 Feb 2017.

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Negeri Sembilan Honours 2016

It was reported on 14 January 2016, 725 people received honours and awards of various titles. The awards were given conjunction with the 68th birthday of Negri Sembilan Yang di-Pertuan Besar Tuanku Muhriz Tuanku Munawir.

The awards was lead by the former Universiti Selangor vice-chancellor Prof Datuk Kamarudin Kachar. 

A.  Darjah Seri Setia Negeri Sembilan Yang Amat Cemerlang (SSNS), which carries the title Datuk Seri.
Prof Datuk Kamarudin Kachar.  He was the sole recipients.

B. Darjah Dato’ Paduka Negeri Sembilan, which carries the title Datuk.
-  The state Malay Customs and Culture Committee chairman Abd Razak Ab Said, social activitist Datin Halimah Mohd Said, Seremban High Court judge Datuk Wira Kamaludin Md Said, Public Service director-general Tan Sri Mohamad Zabidi Zainal and IJM Corporation Bhd chief executive officer Datuk Soam Heng Choon.

C. Darjah Setia Tuanku Muhriz Yang Amat Gemilang, which also carries the title Datuk.
- Architect Datuk Ar Hajeedar Abdul Majid and social activist Datin Vivienne Leong Foong Lai.

D. Darjah Setia Bakti Negeri Sembilan, which comes with the title Datuk.
A total of 32 recipients include..
Works Ministry deputy secretary-general Abdul Razak Jaafar, former Kuala Pilah assemblyman Adnan Abu Hassan, Seri Pajam Development group chairman Ten Ah Man, Institute of Diplomacy and Foreign Relations deputy director-general Aminahtun A. Karim, Syariah Appeals Court judge Arsad Abdul Samad, Negri Sembilan Development Corporation chief executive officer Hasnul Mohamed, Kuala Pilah MIC chief M. Kalidas and SWM Environment Sdn Bhd board member Lim Yew Boon.
Others include Jempol MCA chief Yap Ching Leong, Youth and Sports Ministry deputy secretary-general Lokman Hakim Ali, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia education faculty member Prof Mohamed Amin Embi, SMK KGV headmaster Mohd Md Isa, Feruni Ceramiche chief executive officer Ngei Chee Chau, state Girl Guides commissioner S. Jeyadhevi, UKM professor of pathology Prof Sharifah Noor Akmal Syed Husain, Fama deputy director-general Sharifah Hashim and state Land and Mines director Zulkifli Baharan.
E. Others
- 39 people would be awarded the Darjah Setia Negeri Sembilan,
- Five the Darjah Tuanku Muhriz and 13 the Darjah Pekerti Terpilih.
The awards were presented in a ceremony at Istana Besar Seri Menanti.

Negeri Sembilan Awards 2017

Posted 15 Jan 2017

It was reported in Seremban, in conjunction with the 69th birthday of  the Yang Di-Pertuan Besar of Negri Sembilan Tuanku Muhriz Tuanku Munawir on 14 Jan 2017, Datuk Dr K. Sree Raman and four others head the list of 832 recipients of titles and awards.

A. Darjah Seri Setia Tuanku Muhriz Yang Amat Terbilang (SSTM), which carries the title Datuk Seri..
Presented to Dr Sree as the sole recipient of the award.

B. Darjah Seri Setia Negeri Sembilan (SSNS), which also carries the title Datuk Seri
Two former Court of Appeal judges, Datuk Azhar Maah and Datuk Mohd Hishamudin Md Yunus, The State Secretary Datuk Mat Ali Hassan and UKM vice-chancellor Prof Datuk Noor Azlan Ghazali will also be presented with the SSNS.

C. Darjah Dato’ Paduka Negeri Sembilan (DPNS) which carries the title Datuk.
Eight worthy recipients were awarded with the Datuk award. They are Linggi assemblyman Abdul Rahman Mohd Redza, Gemencheh assemblyman Mohd Isam Mohd Isa, Negri CPO Dept Comm Datuk Jaafar Mohd Yusof, National Heart Institute deputy head of cardiology Datuk Dr Amin Ariff Nuruddin, former Bar Council president Lim Chee Wee, RMAF assistant Chief of Staff (engineering) Mej-Jen Datuk Razali Abd Ghani, Judicial Commissioner Datin Siti Mariam Othman and businessman Soh Poh Soon.

D. Darjah Setia Tuanku Muhriz Yang Amat Gemilang (DSTM), which carries the title Datuk
They are Raja Datin Seri Salbiah Tengku Nujumudin who is the wife of Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan and Hospital Chancellor Tuanku Muhriz senior anaesthesiologist Dr Wan Rahiza Wan Mat.

E. Darjah Setia Bakti Negeri Sembilan (DBNS) which carries the tile Datuk.
Thirty one recipients, and not all are listed here.  Among the recipients are the Negri PWD director Abdul Karim Tahir, Negri Health director Dr Abdul Rahim Abdullah, social activist Chong Kim Fatt, Malaysian Youth Orchestra Foundation’s Jean Wong Yoon Foong, UKM Medical Faculty lecturer Assoc Prof Dr Hanafiah Haruna Rashid, IJM Corp Bhd senior general manager Hoo Kim See, Rasah MIC chief G.M. Kannan, state Gerakan chief Choong Vee Hing, TJH senior consultant (haematology) Dr Azizon Othman, Signals director Brig-Jen Adnan Adam and Perodua Auto Corp vice- president Zainal Abidin Ahmad.

- Forty people will receive the Darjah Setia Negeri Sembilan (DNS) award,
- Darjah Tuanku Muhriz (eight),
- Darjah Pekerti Terpilih (17),
- Ahli Setia Negeri Sembilan (98), Setiawan Tuanku Muhriz (two),
- Pingat Khidmat Cemerlang Masyarakat (223),
- Pingat Jasa Kebaktian (366),
- Pingat Khidmat Lama (18) and
- Bentara Tuanku Muhriz (14).

The awards presentation ceremony is schedule to take place at Istana Besar Seri Menanti on 19 Jan 2017

Monday, December 12, 2016


Today is 13th Dec 2016, and Malaysia is about to get the new Agong, or the King of Malaysia.

The Agongs are selected fron the 9 Malay Sultan following a set sequence of rotation.

The Installation of a new King - The 15th Agong of Malaysia

Tuesday, November 15, 2016


In conjunction with the birthday of the King of Malaysia, Yang Di Pertuan Agong, Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah a number of awards and honours were bestowed to 1546 recipients of Federal Orders.

Leading the list was the new Attorney-General Tan Sri Mohamed Apandi Ali who was given the  Darjah Panglima Mangku Negara (PMN) which carries the title Tan Sri.

Here are the list. My apology for any errors and omissions.

A. Darjah Panglima Mangku Negara (PMN) which carries the title Tan Sri.
- Tan Sri Mohamed Apandi Ali

B.  Darjah Kebesaran Panglima Setia Mahkota (PSM) which also carries the title Tan Sri.
A list of 52 recipients include the following:
- Federal Court Judge Datuk Ramly Ali, Federal Court Judge Datuk Azahar Mohamed, Federal Court Judge Datuk Zaharah Ibrahim, senior deputy secretary-general Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Othman Mahmood and Foreign Ministry secretary-general Datuk Othman Hashim. The Science, Technology and Innovation Ministry secretary-general Datuk Seri Dr Noorul Ainur Mohd Nur, Education director-general Datuk Seri Dr Khair Mohamad Yusof, Public Service Commission chairman Datuk Seri Arpah Abdul Razak and Malaysian Islamic Development Department director-general Datuk Othman Mustafa.

The PSM was also conferred on National Culture and Arts Department director-general Datuk Norliza Rofli, Securities Commission Malaysia executive chairman Datuk Seri Ranjit Singh a/l Ajith Singh, Malaysian Council of Former Elected Representatives information chief Datuk Abdul Rahman Sulaiman, Latimer Corporation Sdn Bhd managing director Datuk Dennis Chandratheepam Latimer, Axiata Group Berhad president and group executive director Datuk Seri Jamaludin Ibrahim. Widad Business Group's group executive chairman Datuk Seri Muhammad Ikmal Opat Abdullah, Cyberjaya University College of Medical Sciences Pro Chancellor Datuk R.Palaniappan, Chief of Navy Admiral Datuk Seri Ahmad Kamarulzaman Ahmad Badaruddin, deputy Inspector-General of Police Datuk Seri Noor Rashid Ibrahim and former Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Senator Datuk Seri Abdul Wahid Omar.

Tan Seri was awarded to UMNO Wanita chief/Women's Economic Advisor Datuk Seri Shahrizat Abdul Jalil, Selangor State Federal Action Council adviser Datuk Seri Noh Omar, Kampar Jaya MIC division chairman Datuk S.Veerasingam, Parti Bersatu India Malaysia president Datuk Seri S.Nallakaruppan, Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu Wanita chief Datuk Seri Empiang anak Antak.

Receiving PSM were Parti Progresif Penduduk Malaysia financial advisor Datuk M.N Puvanendran, Federation of Malaysian Manfacturers president Datuk Seri Saw Choo Boon and former Plantation Industries and Commodities deputy minister, Datuk Noriah Kasnon (Posthumously) who died in a helicopter crash in Sebuyau, Sarawak on May 5.

B Panglima Jasa Negara (PJN) which carries the title 'Datuk'
It was given to 79 recipients, including the late Kuala Kangsar Member of Parliament Datuk Wan Mohammad Khair-il Anuar Wan Ahmad (posthumous) and Secretary-General of the Ministry of the Plantation Industries and Commodities (Posthumous) who were killed in the helicopter accident in Sarawak on May 5.

The PJN was also awarded to the former Deputy Public Prosecutor in the Attorney-General's Chambers, the late Datuk Anthony Kevin Morais (Posthumous) who was murdered in September 2015. Also awarded the PJN were three Appeals Court Judges, namely Datuk Kamardin Hashim, Harminder Singh Dhaliwal and Ong Lam Kiat, as well as Legal Advisor in the Prime Minister's Department Datin Almalena Sharmila Johan Thambu, Director of Communications in the Finance Ministry Mohamad Ezam Mohd Nor, eye specialist and renowned speaker Prof Dr Che Muhaya Mohamad, Deputy President of the Association of Malaysian Armed Forces veterans (ATM) Kapten Sharuddin Omar, former president of Dong Zong Quek Chee Hiang @ Quek Suan Hiang and MIC secretary-general A. Sakthivel.

C. The Panglima Setia Diraja (PSD) award which carries the title 'Datuk'
It was awarded to the Secretary of the Managment Services Division in the Prime Minister's Department Halimah Hashim, Assistant Chief of Staff of ATM Headquarters for Personnel Services Major General Mohd Yadi and aide-de-camp of the Sultan of Kedah Kolonel Datuk Tunku Aziz Bendahara Tunku Nong.

D. The Darjah Kebesaran Johan Mangku Negara (JMN)  was awarded to 37 recipients.
- The recipients were the Deputy Head I of the Legal Division in the Attorney-General's Chambers Alice Loke Yee Ching and dental expert Dr Rashidah Burhanudin. Head of Department and Consultant Otorhinolaryngology at the Tuanku Jaafar Hospital Dr K.A. Valuyeetham, Director-General of the Handicraft Development Corporation Zuraida Mokhtar, former Deputy President of the Malaysian Construction Wholesalers Association Aziz Bahaman, Melaka State Police Chief DCP Datuk Ramli Din and Penang Deputy Police Chief DCP Datuk A.Thaiveegan.

Sunday, November 6, 2016

Perak Award 2016

In conjunction with the 60th birthday of the Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin,  333 persons were given various awards and honors

Lists of The Honours are given below:

A. Darjah Kebesaran Seri Peduka Nazrin Shah (SPSN) with title Datuk Seri Diraja
- Tun Hanif Omar - He is the sole recipient of the honour
The award was conferred to him and 33 othe recipients at an investiture at Balairong Seri in Bukit Chandan.

B. Darjah Seri Paduka Mahkota Perak (SPMP), which carries the title “Datuk Seri.”
The recipients are:
1. Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister Datuk Seri Mah Siew Keong.

2. Senator Datuk Zainal Abd Adzam Ghani and Perak Council on Islamic Religion

3. Tan Sri Dr Wan Mohd Zahid Mohd Nordin - The Perak's Malay Customs president.

C. Darjah Seri Panglima Taming Sari (SPTS) award which carries the title “Datuk Seri Panglima“
1. Admiral Datuk Pahlawan Mohamad Roslan Mohamad - The Fleet Commander of the Royal Malaysian Navy,

D. Darjah Datuk Paduka Cura Si Manja Kini (DPCM), which carries the title “Datuk.”
1.  Perak State Financial Officer Datuk Mohd Ghazali Jalal

E. Darjah Datuk Paduka Mahkota Perak (DPMP) award which also carries the title “Datuk”
1. Universiti Malaya’s Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Professor of Medicine and Infectious Diseases Dr Adeeba Kamarulzaman
2. Ustaz Abu Bakar Al-Baqir (posthumously), which was received by his next-of-kin Anigan Rusda.

3. DPMP were political secretary to the Minister of Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism, Faizul Arby Mohd Shohor;

4. Bagan Serai member of Parliament, Dr Noor Azmi Ghazali;

5. Lean Ah Too, Special Officer to the Perak Menteri Besar, Dr Azizah

The others include  Kamil Shaffie Johor; Manong assemblyman Mohammad, Beh Chiew Ning,  Shahul Hamid Mydin Shah. The Perak State Development Corporation deputy chief executive, Jamal Mohd Aris; The Perak's Syariah chief judge and Head of state Syariah Judiciary Department, Asa’ari Mohd Yazid; state education director, Rozi Puteh Ismail; Larut Matang and Selama district officer, Kamaruddin Awang; Kuala Kangsar Municipal Council president, Shahrom Abd Malik, state Public Works Department director, Jamilol Nasir Saad.

F. Other awards include The Darjah Datuk Pahlawan Taming Sari (DPTS) award which carries the title “Datuk Pahlawan”  and Paduka Mahkota Perak (PMP).

Sunday, September 11, 2016

Sarawak Award 2016

In conjunction with the birth day of the Yang Dipertua Negari Sarawak,
115 worthy recipients of various awards were set to receive their honors and titles from Yang diPertua Negeri Tun Abdul Taib Mahmud.
The conferment was lead by the Zahid Hamidi with the title Datuk Patinggi.

The other recipients are:

B: Datuk Amar - The award is Datuk Amar Bintang Kenyalang
- Md Raus Sharif (Tan Sri)
- Jamilah Anu

C. Datuk Sri - Panglima Negara Bintang Sarawak
- Dr Stephen Rundi Utom
- Ambrin Buang

The Awards:

A. Datuk Amar Bintang Kenyalang award, which carries the title Datuk Amar.
-  Tan Sri Md Raus Sharif Court of Appeal president
-  Puan Sri Jamilah Anu, the wife of Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem,

B.Panglima Negara Bintang Sarawak award carrying title which carries the title Datuk Sri.
- Public Utilities Minister Datuk Dr Stephen Rundi Utom,
- Auditor-General Tan Sri Ambrin Buang
- OBYU Sdn Bhd executive chairman Tan Sri Bustari Yusuf,

C.  Panglima Gemilang Bintang Kenyalang award, which carries the title Datuk.
- Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Nancy Shukri, the sole recipient.

D. Jasa Bakti Sarawak award, which carries the title Datu.
- Sarawak deputy state secretary Dr Sabariah Putit, 
- Permanent secretary to the Public Utilities Ministry Ubaidillah Abdul Latip
- Sarawak Bumiputra Court chief registrar Ga­­nie Ugay 

E. Panglima Setia Bintang Sarawak award, which carries the title Datuk, 
The seven recipients of the  are Datin Amar Juma’ani Tuanku Bujang, the wife of Sarawak Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Abang Johari Tun Abang Openg, Malaysian ambassador to Spain Kennedy Jawan and Opar state assemblyman Ranum Mina.

F. The others are BNDM Incorpo­rated Holdings Sdn Bhd chairman Richard Wee, Robert Laing Anyie, Lim Kian Hock and Pastor Justin Wan.

G. Other Awards include:
- Johan Bintang Sara­wak (three recipients),
- Johan Bintang Kenya­lang (eight),
- Jo­­han Perkhidmatan Cemerlang (one),
- Pingat Perkhidmatan Cemer­lang (Gold) (12),
- Pegawai Bintang Sarawak (12),
Pegawai Bintang Kenyalang (Honorary) (one) and Pegawai Bintang Kenyalang. .

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Pahang Honour List 2013

In conjunction with the birthday of Sultan of Pahang,  180 were expected to receive various awards and medals from Sultan.

Leading the list was the Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Minister Datuk Hasan Malek who had received his awards and medals yesterday. The ceremony was performed by the Tengku Mahkota of Pahang, Tengku Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah.

A. SSAP - the Sri Sultan Ahmad Shah (SSAP) award which carries the title "Datuk Seri".
Thirteen (13) individuals were awarded including who received the Sri Sultan Ahmad Shah (SSAP) award which carries the title "Datuk Seri". The recipients include Datuk Hasan Malek. The other recipients of the award were Federal Court Judge Datin Paduka Zaleha Zahari, Bukit Aman Police Headquarters Commercial Crime Investigation Department director Datuk Syed Ismail Syed Azizan, Federal Territories Ministry secretary-general Datuk Adnan Md Ikhsan, Immigration Department director-general Datuk Alias Ahmad, Yayasan Felda managing director and chief executive Datuk Dr Emel Faizal Mohd Mokhtar, Kumpulan Globaltec Formation Bhd executive chairman Datuk Dr Goh Tian Chuan.

The other include Datuk Ayubkhan Gulamkhan, Oriental Group of Restaurants chairman Datuk Siew Mun Chuang; Bermaz Motor Sdn Bhd chief executive officer Datuk Yeoh Choon San, Kumpulan Maju Holdings Sdn Bhd deputy executive chairman Mohd Fauzi Yon, Stanta Mauser (M) Sdn Bhd chief executive officer Tan Cheng Chai and Tamil Nesan managing director Vell Paari Samy Vellu.

B. DSAP - the Darjah Sultan Ahmad Shah Pahang
Eleven people received the DSAP and 114, the Darjah Indera Mahkota Pahang (DIMP), both of which carry the title "Datuk"; 10 received the Setia Ahmad Shah Pahang (SAP); 10, the Setia Mahkota Pahang (SMP); 11, the Ahli Ahmad Shah Pahang (AAP) and 11, the Ahli Mahkota Pahang (AMP).

The other Recipients of the DSAP included Dewan Rakyat Deputy Speaker Datuk Ismail Mohamed Said, Paya Besar MP Datuk Abdul Manan Ismail.

Extracted from The Sundaily posted on 26 Dec 2016.